Tag Archives: South African

Where to start

The amount of times I had to ask myself that question when I decided to study abroad.  It’s been 2 years since but that year will always be remembered.  I would like to share my info and hints, the experience and the variety of processes accumulated from that time so that you too can find your way around the madhouse of paperwork when it comes to applying for a student visa. Continue reading Where to start

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Applying for your NIE

Here is where you need an office suitcase of paperwork.  Not really but it might feel this way..

Assuming your Empadronamiento is done and ready to serve it’s purpose, we now move on to the second step of becoming a legal long-term student in Spain: acquiring your student residence card or Número de Identificación de Extranjeros, a.k.a the NIE.  Keep in mind, you need to start this process within 30 days of arrival. Continue reading Applying for your NIE